Same Day Crowns in La Mesa, CA Painless Dental Crowns in One Visit

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A dental crown is a cap that is molded and shaped to resemble a natural tooth. It is put in place over an existing tooth to restore shape, strength, and cosmetic appearance. Crowns can be an excellent solution to common problems such as tooth decay, teeth that are chipped and broken and other dental issues.

Same Day Crowns at La Mesa Smile Center

With our La Mesa same day crowns, Dr. Feinberg can give you a functional, attractive smile in just one appointment at La Mesa Smile Center.

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What are Same Day Crowns?

Restore your smile permanently in one easy visit

Traditionally, crowns are made of metal, porcelain or other lab-created materials and the process takes several weeks.

While this solution is suitable for some people, Dr. Feinberg is passionate about bringing his patients the very best in modern dental technology. That’s why he offers CEREC one-visit dental crowns, right here in his La Mesa dental office. With the CEREC system, he is able to offer painless dental crowns in a fraction of the time–a perfect solution for busy patients who simply don’t have the time required for traditional crowns.

Schedule your free consultation today and find out why Dr. Feinberg’s patients consider him the best dentist to see for same-day dental crowns in La Mesa.

What is CEREC?

CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) uses the latest computer-assisted technology to design and manufacture crowns on the spot, a process that takes one to two hours from start to finish. Same day crowns are milled in your dentist’s office right away. You will not have to wear a temporary or wait weeks for your permanent crown to be made.

Receive Your Permanent Crown in Four Easy Steps

CEREC crowns have several distinct advantages. The system eliminates the need for traditional dental impressions, instead taking a pain-free digital scan of your mouth from which your permanent crown will be milled and ready to wear the same day.

  1. Prepare the tooth
  2. Take a digital mouth scan
  3. CAD/CAM technology mills a 3-D ceramic crown in <2 hours
  4. Place crown over the existing tooth or implant
  5. Dr. Feinberg makes adjustments for a perfect fit

Benefits of Same Day Crowns

Traditionally, getting a crown put in requires taking impressions of your existing tooth. Not only is this process uncomfortable, it also requires you to wear a temporary crown while you wait for your permanent crown to be constructed in an off-site lab. This can take up to three weeks!

CEREC crowns have changed this process. As the name implies, CEREC same day crowns enable patients to have a complete and permanent crown installed in just one visit, with no additional steps required.

Same day crowns feature chip-resistant materials that hold up well over time and will fit in nicely with your existing smile. In the hands of an experienced La Mesa same day crowns specialist such as Dr. Feinberg, your CEREC crowns will look and function just like natural, healthy teeth.

While same day crowns are more convenient for both patients and dentists, they do not compromise on durability and aesthetics as you might expect. CEREC crowns have excellent strength and can last up to 15 years with proper maintenance.

Same Day Crowns vs Traditional Crowns: What are the benefits?

  • Less drilling required
  • Save time at the dentist
  • No special maintenance
  • No dental impressions needed
  • Fastest and most convenient option
  • No need to rely on a temporary crown
  • Minimal difference in cost and durability
  • Receive your permanent crown the same day
  • Looks, functions, and feels just like natural teeth
  • Ideal for busy individuals who can’t wait weeks to receive permanent crowns
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Benefits of Same Day Crowns

Traditionally, getting a crown put in requires taking impressions of your existing tooth. Not only is this process uncomfortable, it also requires you to wear a temporary crown while you wait for your permanent crown to be constructed in an off-site lab. This can take up to three weeks!

CEREC crowns have changed this process. As the name implies, CEREC same day crowns enable patients to have a complete and permanent crown installed in just one visit, with no additional steps required.

Same day crowns feature chip-resistant materials that hold up well over time and will fit in nicely with your existing smile. In the hands of an experienced La Mesa same day crowns specialist such as Dr. Feinberg, your CEREC crowns will look and function just like natural, healthy teeth.

While same day crowns are more convenient for both patients and dentists, they do not compromise on durability and aesthetics as you might expect. CEREC crowns have excellent strength and can last up to 15 years with proper maintenance.

Am I a candidate for Same Day Crowns?

While CEREC same-day crowns have many applications in dentistry, they are not suitable for everyone. A conventional crown may be a better option if you have a tooth fracture that extends below your gum line. You may be a candidate for same day crowns if you have:

  • Discoloration
  • A large cavity
  • A poorly shaped tooth
  • Had a recent root canal
  • A dental implant or bridge
  • A weak, broken, or missing tooth

The Process: What to Expect During Your CEREC Same Day Crowns Procedure

We start by using state-of-the-art technology to obtain high-quality images of the tooth. This process is much more comfortable than taking impressions.

From these images, we are able to create a crown that matches your tooth perfectly and we do it right here in our office. It is then expertly placed over your existing tooth. All of this takes place in a matter of hours. You can show up for your appointment midday and fall asleep that night with a beautifully restored smile.

CEREC Same Day Crowns are made to match the color of your existing teeth. With over 17 shades available, Dr. Feinberg will have no trouble matching your CEREC crown to your natural teeth. You might also be pleased to know that CEREC crowns do not require any filing down of the existing tooth, as is the case with traditional crowns.

With all these incredible benefits, you might be wondering what the trade-off is? Believe it or not, there is no sacrifice in quality. CEREC crowns give you a stronger, more appealing finished tooth than traditional crowns, all in one single visit.

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Results, Recovery, and Aftercare

What to Expect After Receiving Same Day Crowns

After your appointment, you can get back to life as usual. You may experience mild aching or sensitivity, but this should resolve quickly. With regular care, same day crowns can last between ten to 15 years.

How to Maintain Your Same Day Crowns

They do not require any additional maintenance; You will care for them just as you would your natural teeth.

  • Do not bite your nails
  • Floss and brush daily
  • Avoid tobacco products
  • Do not use your teeth as tools
  • Don’t chew ice or hard candies
  • Avoid clenching or grinding your teeth
  • Schedule regular dental cleanings (prophylaxis)
  • Limit consumption of dark sauces, red wine, and sticky foods
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A Better Dental Experience

Why Choose Dr. Feinberg for Same Day Crowns in La Mesa?

A visit to the dentist doesn’t have to be a painful experience. With state-of-the-art dental technologies and a compassionate approach, Dr. Feinberg and his staff will stop at nothing to ensure you are relaxed and comfortable from the moment you arrive until the moment you leave.

As a patient of Dr. Feinberg’s La Mesa Dental Center, you can rest assured that you will be in the hands of a true expert. As a prosthodontist, Dr. Feinberg has undergone extensive advanced training, giving him knowledge and experience that goes far beyond that of a general dentist. Using his top-tier training, cutting-edge technologies and a unique personal touch, Dr. Feinberg offers a dental experience that is truly unparalleled throughout all of La Mesa.

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Schedule your La Mesa Same Day Crowns consultation at La Mesa Smile Center today

CEREC Same Day Crowns can give you a strong, visually pleasing tooth in just one visit. If you would like to learn more about this non-invasive procedure schedule a free consultation by calling (619) 462-8550 and find out why Dr. Feinberg is your best choice for CEREC same day crowns in La Mesa.

Dental Crown FAQs

A single CEREC crown typically costs $500 and $1,500. Meanwhile, a conventional crown costs anywhere from $300 to $1000 on average. If you factor in the time saved by choosing same day crowns, the price difference is negligible.

Many patients have a hard time believing they can receive a permanent crown in one day that is every bit as good as a crown that takes weeks to mill in the lab. Dr. Feinberg has performed thousands of same day crown procedures for happy patients over the years, and he would be thrilled to help you do the same.

Dr. Feinberg will advise you on how to properly care for your dental crowns to ensure you get the most usage out of them. Simple steps such as brushing, flossing, not smoking, and being mindful of what you eat will keep your crown looking as great as it did the day you got it.

If you need to repair or replace a front tooth, you probably care about having the most lifelike result possible. Same day crowns are just as aesthetically appealing, if not more so, compared to traditional crowns fabricated by hand in the lab.

The first step towards a beautiful, healthy smile is to schedule an appointment.

Please contact our office by phone or complete the appointment request form. Our scheduling coordinator will contact you to confirm your appointment.

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